Definitions of hood

  1. To cover with a hood; to furnish with a hood or hood- shaped appendage.
  2. To cover; to hide; to blind.
  3. To cover or furnish with, or as with, a hood.
  4. To cover with a hood.
  5. To cover with a hood; hide.
  6. cover with a hood; " The bandits were hooded"
  7. To put a hood on; to cover; to blind.
  8. To dress or cover with a hood.
  9. Condition; state; as, childhood.
  10. metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes
  11. a headdress that protects the head and face
  12. the folding roof of a carriage
  13. protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine; " there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars"; " the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine"
  14. State; condition.
  15. A covering or garment for the head or the head and shoulders, often attached to the body garment
  16. A soft covering for the head, worn by women, which leaves only the face exposed.
  17. A like appendage to a cloak or loose overcoat, that may be drawn up over the head at pleasure.
  18. An ornamental fold at the back of an academic gown or ecclesiastical vestment; as, a master's hood.
  19. A covering for a horse's head.
  20. A covering for a hawk's head and eyes. See Illust. of Falcon.
  21. Anything resembling a hood in form or use
  22. The top or head of a carriage.
  23. A chimney top, often contrived to secure a constant draught by turning with the wind.
  24. A projecting cover above a hearth, forming the upper part of the fireplace, and confining the smoke to the flue.
  25. The top of a pump.
  26. A covering for a mortar.
  27. A covering or porch for a companion hatch.
  28. The endmost plank of a strake which reaches the stem or stern.
  29. The hood- shaped upper petal of some flowers, as of monkshood; - called also helmet.
  30. A soft wrapper or covering for the head; a head- covering attached to a monk's or woman's cloak; something resembling such a head- covering; a folding cover for a carriage; an ornamental fold hanging down the back denoting a university degree; a cowl.
  31. A covering for the head: anything resembling a hood: an ornamental fold at the back of an academic gown.
  32. Covering for the head, attached to a garment.
  33. A covering for the head and back of the neck.
  34. A covering for the head; a cowl; anything to be drawn over the head to cover it; an ornamental fold at the back of a graduate to mark his degree; anything resembling a hood.
  35. A covering for the head and shoulders, attached to a cloak or a monk's frock at the back of the collar; a covering drawn upon the head and wrapping round it, leaving the face only exposed; a covering for a hawk's head; an ornamental fold which hangs down the back of a graduate to mark his degree; in bot., a concave petal resembling a monk's hood.
  36. A common postfix, denoting quality, state, condition, character, as manhood, priesthood.
  37. HOODED.